10 Cemex facilities receive Wildlife Habitat Council certification

Kerry Clines

January 16, 2018

Conservation Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council
Left of right: Cemex USA Specialist, Environmental — Florida Aggregate Operations Chris Wilson; Cemex USA Director, Environmental — West Aggregates Agustin Figueroa; Cemex USA VP Sustainability & Public Affairs Jerae Carlson; WHC President Margaret O’Gorman; and Cemex USA Manager, Environmental Matthew Silveira.)

Cemex USA announced that 10 of its facilities earned Conservation Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) for 2017 in recognition of wildlife habitat enhancement and restoration programs and projects, as well as conservation education. The following Cemex facilities received certifications:

  • Kosmos Cement Plant in Louisville, Ky., received WHC’s highest gold-tier certification level.
  • FEC Quarry in Florida received silver-tier certification.
  • Brooksville South operations in Florida received silver-tier certification.
  • 474 Sand Mine in Florida received silver-tier certification.
  • Gator Sand Mine in Florida received silver-tier certification.
  • Cement plant in Demopolis, Ala. was designated as certified.
  • Knoxville, Tenn., cement plant was designated as certified.
  • Lyons, Colo., cement plant was designated as certified.
  • Miami Cement Plant/SCL Quarry achieved certification.
  • Lake Wales Sand Mine in Florida achieved certification.

“Cemex is truly committed to fostering robust environmental initiatives and pursuing sustainable business practices, so it’s a real honor to have our facilities’ efforts recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council,” Cemex USA President Ignacio Madridejos said in a press release. 

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The conservation projects vary from large-scale habitat restoration to individual species management and community engagement. Thousands of students, educators, and other guests use Cemex’s habitat areas as outdoor classrooms for hands-on learning activities, building essential knowledge of key environmental concepts, and conservation efforts at Cemex.

“These outstanding projects and programs are prime examples of the positive influence and impact that corporate conservation can have on biodiversity, local communities, and employees,” says WHC President Margaret O’Gorman, in the press release.

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